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CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 8:00pm EDT
are the russians parking their subs off the eastern seaboard of america. also, cnbc regular, top name on banking why the "g-men" ought to keep their mud hook off bank of america's ken lewis, we're back before you can say government gone wild! >>> all aboard the recovery train. dennis kneale is driving the recession out and driving profits back in. >> i am selling the hope, baby, i truly believe this recession is over. >> you want a little optimism to end your day? yeah. >> there's reason for hope. >> he's the real deal. he's dennis kneale. watch "cnbc reports" week nights at 8:00 eastern. >> it could be the most important indicator, jobs report. it seems like the world will never be the same. but there is a light beginning to shine again. the spark began where it always begins. at a restaurant downtown. in a shop on main street. a factory around the corner. entrepreneurs like these are the most powerful force in the economy. they drive change and they'll relentless push their businesses to innovate and connect. as we look to the future, they'll be there ahead of us, lights on, showing us the way
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 11:35pm EDT
that looks like something out of a science fiction movie may yet help power america's future with the key ingredient beneath a salty landscape. jeffrey kofman now reports from boliv bolivia's uyuni salt flats. >> the car we travelled in for ten bone rattling hours runs on gas, but if the story you're about to see comes true, one day fairly soon this car will be obsolete. that is why we made this long trek to one of the most remote places on earth, a place that holds a greener future for our planet. there it is. two miles above sea level in the andes mountains. one of the most stunning landscapes anywhere. it may look like snow, but that is salt. bolivia's uyuni salt flats, the largest in the world. where do you stay when you're visiting these remote salt flats? where else but a place called the salty moon. around here, that is much more than a catchy name. >> uyuni really is all about salt. the walls of the hotel are built of brick of salts and the table is blocks of salt. even the floor, salt. you don't believe me question? salty. out on the sat flats t only people you find are salt gath
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
for president but you could run for president. you have a lot of fans here in america. >> i'm a big fan of your constitution. glenn: you are one of the only people that i have heard in a long time that says you are a fan of the constitution. it is not real popular here in america. >> i'm not popular among all the politicians. look, it will make you rich, free and independent, and it as driven value to thest of the world so that the world owes you something. glenn: here we have a congress and president not listening to the american people and about to deliver us the universal right to medicine that is just fantastic in your country. tell me about how great universal healthcare is. >> the most striking thing about it is that you are very often just sent back to the queue. you turn up with a complaint or ailment and you are told how about october of next year or whatever it is, and you are not able to supplement your treatment, your healthcare treatment with any private money of your own. people who had conditions and tried to buy drugs independently, they were told that the health treatment would
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 2:00am EDT
than little sally's, stand up, and come follow me. hello, america. i don't know about you, but i have always wanted to be in the mob, and now that i am, it's fantastic! the cocaine, the women, the town hall healthcare protests. i don't remember seeing any of those in those great mob movies, but here's the one thing tonight, this is not a g.o.p. mob or manufactured anger in america. what is happening is negotiating, democrats, republican and independents, senses in their guts that something is not right, and something isn't right with the healthcare plan. the polls reflect that. 65% say obama is taking on too many issues. his approval is at 50%, now worst than bush's was after the first six months. he has fallen 7 points with independents. 52% oppose how he is handling healthcare. 39% approve. more than three out of four think his plan will add to the deficit. that is important. listen to it again. three out of four think this plan will add to the deficit. remember that stat. why the decline? america, i think it's because you know something is wrong when somebody tries to rush you, tha
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
of america's top enemies in afghanistan and pakistan. first, it is a "360" exclusive. in her first interview since her sister's return, lisa ling tonight joining us on "360" to talk about what's happened since her sister laura and her colleague, euna lee, came home from north korea. how they're re-adjusting and how euna's 4-year-old daughter hana is doing now that mommy is finally home. former president bill children securing their release. he spoke publicly about that trip for the first time today. but frankly, said very little. >> i wanted those young women to be able to come home. and i wanted our two countries to have the ability to decide where to go from here. it would be wrong for me to say any more. the young women can speak for themselves about their experiences. the pictures were worth a million words yesterday. i'm glad i could be of some help. >> pictures which seemed to capture the heart of a nation. since then, both families have been out of the public eye. tonight, though, lisa ling has been kind enough to give us a window into the moments since that plane touched down and som
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 12:00am EDT
john mccain go with sarah palin. the authors of the book q the battle for america" join us later. >>> also sonia sotomayor was confirmed late today by a vote of 68-31. nine republicans voted for her, and every democrat present. could that cause trouble for the republicans with latino votes next november? >>> and what american political celebrity was offered 40 cows and 20 goats for some guy to marry their daughter? and who said it was up to the daughter to decide? that's in tonight's "hardball sideshow." >>> we begin with the president's slipping approval ratings. now down to 50% in a new poll. patrick buchanan is an msnbc political analyst and bob shrum is a democratic analyst. let's take a look. here the quinn fee yak poll numbers to look at. approve the president's performance, 50%. disapprove, 42%. that compares to only a month ago and just a month ago to 57% positive, 33% negative. now let's look at the course. the poll asks people who is the president handling the health care issue. there you have it, 39%. very, very low for an issue he really campaigned on. 52% of the peop
PBS
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
to a surprise drop in america's jobless. a fresh conflict in georgia edging closer? welcome to bbc world news. it is broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later for you -- just like old times. hillary clinton looks up an old friend in south africa. [inaudible] >> and the comedy crunch. performers are making light of the global recession. hello to you. ed there are strong indications that pakistan's most wanted man, taliban commander baitullah mehsud, has been killed. he is believed to be leading al- qaeda's campaign to make pakistan ungovernable. sources have said that he is killed and buried, killed in a u.s. air strike on wednesday. this is from our correspondent in as, bob -- islamabad. >> baitullah mehsud is rarely seen in public. the white house has called him "a murderous thug." >> we have clear information that so far we do not have any evidence to confirm that he is dead. there were several killed during these attacks. these are indications. >> he is accused of masterminding the assassination of former prime minister benazir bhutto, as well as dozens of other att
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, stunning, new video of the gym shooter. "gma" uncovers another video of george sodini. this time, at a controversial dating seminar. what does it tell us about the killer? >>> the new swine flu rules. the government releases new guidelines, suggesting three shots this year. but is it safe? >>> a sister's celebration. lisa ling tells us how her sister is coping after months in captivity. and what really happened in north korea. >>> and a triple-play in the park. three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in our summer concert series. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off, on this friday, august 7th. and we continue to learn more about the man who opened fire on an aerobics class earlier this week. >> we have a team of reporters looking into this. insight into him will help going forward. and this is a relationship class. a tough-love tutorial, with him participating. >> this, as t
WHUT
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
best hope: restoring conservatism and america's promise." i am pleased to have him back at this table. welcome. >> sorry you didn't bring me again. i enjoy hearing the stories about the ball girl last time here. i take her everywhere i go. she sells books. >> rose: the best ball girl we've ever had. she was good. and, boy, does she add to your show. >> oh, many i god. yeah. people always ask why mika went on the bookstore with me. she doubles the sales. and triples the size of the audience. i'm not dumb! it's like i've got any own palin nobody's there to see the old guy. they're there to see mika. >> rose: and the chemistry between the two of you. >> yeah. >> rose: good for you. let me just talk about you first. first the news. i watched your show this morning as i often watch your show. the clinton story. questions? what'd you think? why didn't he speak? he wanted to report back to the white house first? what? >> yeah, i think so. and i think it was a smart move for him. i'm confounded by some people on the right actually criticizing this operation. this is very simple. >> rose: it's
WHUT
Aug 7, 2009 6:30pm EDT
that he is dead. >> president obama hails a surprise drop in america's jobless. we look at the global trend. flying the flag for georgia. when you're on, is a conflict edging closer? welcome to bbc. we are aired on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later for you -- just like old times. hillary clinton looks up an old friend in south africa. and the comedy crunch indeed. performers are making light of the global recession. hello to you. there are strong indications that pakistan's's most wanted man, taliban commander baitullah mehsud, has been killed. it was thought he has led al- qaeda's campaign to make pakistan ungovernable. there is no official confirmation. ed sources tell the bbc he is dead and buried. american and pakistani officials are also telling our correspondence they believe he is dead. this from our correspondent in islamabad. >> a glimpse of pakistan's most wanted man -- baitullah mehsud. his chilling message at this news conference last year was that suicide bombers were his atom bomb. he said he wanted to die for his cause. the indications are, he got his
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 10:00pm EDT
reduced to tears because she fears her america has been taken away. >> i am an american citizen. i hate what my america has turned into. i want it back. i don't think representatives and senators are going to be able to do it. i'm scared. >> we talk tonight with our own jonathan alters. is the fear, is that scare that is in evidence at that meeting and other town hall meetings, is it about the health care plan or fear and anger about the man who won the presidential election november last? and is there an odd sense here we could have been looking at these side yos from something that came from a mccain/palin rally? >> it does seem reminiscent of some of those rallies. they are right on the edge there advocating violence or other kind of things. there is kind of a crack in the commonsense of america right now. in some ways this is good for passage of the bill. if we didn't hear about all this and the anger and wackiness of some of these town meetings, we might confuse what is going on there with american public opinion. we are now at a point where we are beyond that. i think in some ways
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
, even if america lags behind. how about a fourth reason? it's getting out from under a ton of bad loans and doing it fast. it's going to be dividing the bank into citigroup holdings, no thank you, and citigroup proper. although citigroup proper could surprise us, it's one-third retail bank, one-third global services, one-third investment banking. all three are immensely profitable already. i think the split-off will do a lot to bring up the value. that's another way i'm going to get to my $6 target. reason number five, existing management. vikrim pandit? how about ned kelly? neither one are going anywhere. he's staying put. the government would be absolutely nuts -- >> they know nothing, they know nothing, they know nothing! >> to remove either one of those guys as the turnaround is real and huge. and the books are clean. the bad stuff is going away. that's right. they're real and terrific, so to speak. all right. why the heck is the stock trading at $3? $3.80, how can that be? all right. well, first, the government's solution was terrible for existing shareholders. second, we still hav
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 7:18pm EDT
, but there is a debt to pay for students at west point. the top-ranked school in the whole forbes list of america's best colleges. the u.s. military academy topped all other elite schools including princeton, the california institute of technology, williams college, and way down there at number five, harvard. the school has a spectacularly beautiful campus on the banks of the hudson river. that was not one of the factors taken into account. forbes ranks schools based on the graduation rate, the success, the average debt at graduation. for many of the young men and women who attend the academy, the debt will be paid on the battlefields. a senior cadets are getting ready to become leaders inside those war zones. laura ingle has a look at west point with a look at their training. number one university in all of america. >> that is right. their training comes under the direction of the superintendent, the first commander of the u.s. invasion of afghanistan after 9/11. the new training involves simulated scenarios with arabic speaking actors all designed to put pressure on. for west point cadet jonath
ABC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
the best man perched state in america. >> president obama also congratulated frigid and democrats for being the number one state to do business in. president obama's approval rating has continued to drop nationwide, something that bob mcdonnell will probablmention on saturday when he gives his address. >>> virginia voters appeared to be split on their approval of president obama. and new survey shows 42% of those polled approve of the president, 51% disapprove. at the margin of error is plus/minus 4.1%. >>> the senate passed a bill pumping an additional $2 billion and its cash for clunkers program, voting just before leaving on their august recess. the house approved additional funding last week. the president is expected to sign the bill which will allow the program to continue. >>> the other big vote, the historic confirmation of sonia sotomayor, the nation's first hispanic justice to serve on the supreme court. the votes were 68-31. while the confirmation was never in doubt, it is still one for the history books. iwith that, sonia sotomayor became the first hispanic and the third woman t
CNBC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00pm EDT
in large names. bank of america up all day, a group at the close and so did citigroup and others as well. and classic cyclicals, railroads strong, ryder and the trucking group. finally, the major industry, dow up 2% but transports outperformed everything. >> thanks very much, bob pisani. we have walter myers, jim eurieio, option contributor and director at tjm institutional services. thank you very much. jim, let me start with you. another rip roaring triple digit day, what do you make of it? >> today's a huge day. as you said before, it was kind of decoupling of the weak dollar strong stock market trade, like the currency market is letting loose of the currency market on its own to see if it can fly and it did fly. there's been so many people shorting the dollar so long now that we started this move high owner the dollar perhaps we will see some shorts take on some heat and see a little bbit -- >> tell me about short the dollar. this is such an important theme. we talked about it on this program last night. i did argue with my great friend, rick santelli a strong jobs report would contr
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 1:00am EDT
will be taken away but she fears her america has been taken away. >> i cannot believe america has turned into what it has turned into, and -- i don't think they're going to be able to do it. i'm scared. >> we all are. >> much to talk about with our own john nin alter, senior editor of "newsweek" magazine. thanks for coming in. >> thank you have that scare, that evidence at that town hall meeting and others about the health care plan negotiated by congress or fear and anger about the man who won the presidential election november, last, and is there an odd sense we could have been looking at these videos at something that might have came from a mccain/palin rally? >> right on the edge there of advocating violence, or other kinds of things. there is a kind of crack in the common sense of america right now. you're starting to see that. but in some ways this is. >> for passage of the bill, because if we didn't hear about all this and the anger and wackiness of some of these town meetings, we might actually confuse what's going on there with american public opinion, and we're now at a point i
CNBC
Aug 7, 2009 3:00pm EDT
and a half, 2 billion 2:00.5 billion shares a day. same with bank of america. no conversion there but their stock has been terrific. goldman sachs. notice weakness, with other financials strong. maybe they're selling goldman to buy other financials. that's one theory. how about the transports? your other great cyclical group here. you look at the railroads, you look at ryder, you look at anything in this group. continental air did have a secondary and it was weak early on but that stock had big price swings today. it was down around $11. it's moving up here. 2% to 8% gains in all the transports. the transport sector is the leader so far this week. our team is covering the markets right around -- we've got all the bases covered. let's go to my friend mike huckman standing by at the nasdaq first. mike? >> thanks, bob. we are off the very poetic 2,009, 2,010 level we hit. but we're still hanging up around 2,000. we actually still have a few earnings stories to talk about here that are moving a handful of stocks here on the nasdaq and in a big way. for example, graphic chipmaker
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
bar at the waldorf. good night, america, from new york! [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- chris: next on "special report," could it be the light at the end of the tun? opponents of healthcare reform hope to make a difference by making waves at town hall meetings a ray of hope for u.s. efforts against the taliban as one of its most notorious figures is cut down, and the gay community is disappointed with president obama. all that, the fox all-stars and the fry die lightning round. "special report" starts now. welcome to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. president obama greeted better than expected unemployment numbers today saying the worst may be behind us, but senior white house correspondent major garrett reports no one, including the president, is getting carried away with the news. >> today we are pointed in the right direction. >> the president said so even though the white house still believes unemployment will rise to 10% by the end of the year t fell to 9.4% after the econom
MSNBC
Aug 6, 2009 9:00pm EDT
. now dare robert gishs suggest he's not just a regular guy, and totally unrelated news, america's health insurance plans, the national association that representses more than 1 now, insurance companies just put oun a list of talking points. the things they want real americans to say at these town hall events. here's your script, real people! written for you by the health insurance industry. which some trying to manufacture the appearance of grass roots opposition at all. if you don't feel like taking your talking points directly in the health insurance industry, how about a middleman? like, say, the organization freedom works. which sounds really grass roots. they have now published their own august recess action kit. your handy dandy guide for disrupting town hall meetings at a location near you. the kit actually begins with, dear friend of freedom, and it provides suggested questions that you might ask your local congressman. there's also very helpful google maps of upcoming town hall events. this kit brought to you by the head of freedom march, of course, former republican ho
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 1:00pm EDT
week, we received a report on america's gross domestic product, an important measure of our economic health. it showed marked improvement over the last few months. this morning, we received additional signs that the worst might be behind us. though we lost 247,000 jobs in july, there was nearly 200,000 fewer jobs lost in june. far fewer than the nearly 700,000 jobs the month that we were losing in the beginning of the year. today, we are pointed in the right direction. we're losing jobs at less than half the rate we were when i took office. we have pulled the financial system back from the brink and the market is restoring value to those 401ks that are the foundation for a secure retirement. we have enabled families to reduce payments on their mortgages, making their homes more affordable, and reducing the number of foreclosures. we helped revive the credit markets and opened up -- loans for families and small businesses. while we have rested our economy from catastrophe, which also have begun to build a new foundation for growth. that is why we passed an unprecedented recovery act l
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 8:00pm EDT
billion"their brot america should be." this is a stunning ideology and turns law into politics. the president of the united states is breaking with centuries of american legal tradition to enter a new era where a judge's personal feel, about a case are as important as the constitution itself. the president's empathy standard is much more than a rhetorical flourish. it's a dangerous judicial philosophy where judges would base their rulings on social, personal, political, views. it's an attempt to sell, really, an old discredited activist philosophy by marketing it under a new label. it is this activist philosophy now under the guise of empathy that has led judges to ban the pledge of a becaus of allegianct contains "under god," and to create a new right for terrorists who attack the united states -- rights never before found in our country or any other country, while robbing american citizens of their own rights to engage in activities like even a silent prayer. that philosophy also helps explain request judge sotomayor's panel on federal judges allowed the city of new haven to
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 6:17pm EDT
slow things down. ♪ viva viagra! viagra, america's most prescribed ed treatment, can help you enjoy a more satisfying sexual experience. to learn more, cruise on over to viagra.com. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. don't take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain... as it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects may include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help... for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away... if you experience a sudden decrease in vision or hearing. ♪ viva ♪ viva now's the time to get moving... ♪ viagra! and ask your doctor viagra is right for you. chris: and now the latest from the political grapevine. north dakota democratic senator kent conrad is ripping california congressman darryl issa for leaking details about v.i.p. loans that conrad received from countrywide. the senate ethics today cleared conrad and connecticut senator chris dodd of violating senate rules, but the website politico
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 6:00am EDT
, middle america rose up against that amnesty against, then cheered sarah palin when she was first appointed. there's a new militancy out there, joe, in the gop. >> i've got to say, mike barnicle, democrats always do this. democrats always will vote ideologically. if you look at barack obama voting against john roberts. clearly qualified to be supreme court justice. we republicans always took pride in the fact that we would grill a democratic nominee but then we would go ahead and, you know, we believed in advise and consent. if that's who the president wanted and they didn't fall short of the mark, we didn't look at ideology. that changed yesterday. and i'm just going to say, just cynically, politically i think republicans could have picked a nominee that wasn't the first hispanic woman to show what pat buchanan calls the new militancy. >> yesterday's vote may be a forerunner, a harbinger of the vote on straight ideological party lines. >> as you might expect president obama led the praise for soug sotomay sotomayor. >> justice, equality, and opportunity are the very ideals that h
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:30pm EDT
's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is on assignment. for the first time in feen months we can say this-- the unemployment rate is down. the labor department reported today it fell a tenth of a point in july to 9.4%. job losses slowed to just under a quarter million, the lowest in a year. the white house tonight is cautiously opt misks. optimistic. here's anthony mason. >> reporter: the bad news is getting better for the job market and the economy. >> this morning, we received additional signs that the worst may be behind us. >> reporter: after averaging more than 600,000 jobs lost in the first three months of the year, for the past three months, the average loss has been cut by half, but the drop in the unemployment rate isn't all good news. >> the unemployment rate went down because a lot of people, more than 400,000 people, actually left the labor force for whatever reason, they've just decided to give up looking for a job. >> reporter: and more than a third of those unemployed, five million people, ha
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00pm EDT
is my bailout? this was a little bit of a sense that anybody in america could walk in with an old car and get a little bit of a bailout themselves. i think it did have an effect. you see it in barack obama's approval rating. gallup shows him up to 58% approval rating. he was down as low as 52%. >> aren't we fickle? >> we are so fickle. >> very. >> you know, chuck, you and i are friends. we know -- and so is susan, but we know i'm a churchill buff. one of the tricks of churchill in winning the war against the nazis, finally to make a real useful mention of nazis this week for once in this crazy world. that he understood that you never expect -- you never give too much good expectation ahead of time. he used to say as the war went on he used to say it's not the beginning of the end but maybe it's the end of the beginning. anything to reduce expectations so that people would keep their hopes up. i noticed robert gibbs, who seems like a pro at the white house. the president's spokesman said we still expect 10% unemployment. explain. >> well, here is why. one of the reasons unemployment we
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 9:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 3:00pm EDT
: right. uh, well maybe how geico's the third-largest car insurance company in america? nice tidbit there. boss: exactly. and i've been thinking, looking a bit more businesslike might help too. gecko: oh my. uhhh, no it's, what's, what's the word... vogeo. 15 minutes could save you 15 percent or more on car insurance. on the inside. my inner-workings a work of art. a digestive tract that should be bronzed. and an immune system so stunning... [ low growl ] my vet thinks i'm the eighth wonder of the world. [ female announcer ] introducing iams with prebiotics. prebiotics work inside, clinically proven to promote strong defenses. healthy inside... healthy outside. [ dog ] oh hi girls, nice day, huh? i am an iams dog. [ female announcer ] learn more about prebiotics at iams.com. iwas tough news to hear. everything changed. i didn't know what to do. right about then, our doctor mentioned the exelon patch. he said it releases medicine continuously for 24 hours. he said it could help with her cognition which includes things like memory, reasoning, communicating and understanding. (announcer) th
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
to think about the fact that we have a network of 37,000 retail outlets. america loves them. we cannot just sell stamps at those outlets. stamps and mail, there is a substitution factor going on. i look at -- i look around the world. in australia, if you want to renew your driver's license, you go to the post office. if you are in japan and you want to buy insurance, more likely than not, you go to the post office. i think we have done a good job of trying to sell malil. i think we have begun to scratch the surface. >> thank you. senator mccain. >> mr. potter, the belief that we should implement many of the recommendations of the gao in their report that mr. herr just mentioned? >> yes, i do, senator. we have been working very diligently to implement much of what he talked about. if you look back in the year 2000, we had 446 mail processing plants. today we have 355. we have taken out over 20% of our mail processing plants. >> how much has your volume dropped? >> our volume has dropped a similar amount. if you look at where we were -- at where we are now obverses last year, our volume is do
CNBC
Aug 7, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, by the way. >>> so where are the jobs across america right now, and what are cities doing to lure and retain workers? our next two guests are growing jobs to great success in their cities. let's meet the mayors of two cities. mayor chuck reed of san jose, california, the third largest city in the golden state, the tenth largest in the country. it is home to over 1 million residents. 250,000 of them employed at technology firms, including cisco, ibm, and ebay. also with us today, mayor allen mcgraw of round rock, texas, the second fastest growing city in america. with a population of over 92,000, round rock is best known as the home of dell, but they also have employers like cyprus semiconductor, farmers insurance, and cisco food service. mayors, thank you for joining us this morning, sirs. mayor reed, what are you doing to grow jobs in san jose right now? >> we've got to make sure our tech companies that have sprouted here stay here and grow here. we have to be the best place in the world to start and grow a business. we have to work at the speed of business to make sure, when these companie
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 1:00pm EDT
americans back to work and build a new foundation for growth. last week, we received a report on america's gross domestic product, a key measure of our economic health, and it showed marked improvement over the last few months. this morning, we received additional signs that the worst may be behind us, though we lost 247,000 jobs in july, that was nearly 200,000 fewer jobs lost than in june, and far fewer than the nearly 700,000 jobs a month that we were losing at the beginning of the year. today, we're pointed in the right direction. we're losing jobs at less than half the rate we were when when i took office. we pulled the financial system back from the brink and a rising market is restoring value to those 401(k)s that are the foundation of a secure retirement. we've enabled families to reduce the payments on their mortgages and in making their homes more affordable and reducing the number of foreclosures. we helped to revive the credit markets and opened up loans for families and small businesses. while we've rescued our economy from catastrophe, we've also begun to build a new founda
NBC
Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and her family. i think it is a wonderful day for america. >> his first pick was expected to win confirmation. supporters praised her life story and accomplishedments. thursday's final debate return to the president's comment to rule on apathy. >> her speeches and writings of the years revealed a philosophy that highlights the importance of personal preferences. >> but supporters fired back. >> there is no record of substituting her personal views for the law. >> in the end, nine republicans across the aisle to vote for her. she will be sworn in on saturday in two ceremonies, a private one and a public one. television cameras will be allowed for the first time. >> there is coverage of the judge's confirmation on the website. we have posted reaction from the president and senators. go to wbaltv.com. barbara mikulski was among those who voted to confirm the judge this afternoon. she met with reporters at mercy medical center. she has been recovering after breaking her ankle and having reconstructive surgery. she says she has been keeping an eye on major developments like health car
NBC
Aug 7, 2009 4:30am EDT
. >> this is a wonderful day for judge sotomayor and her family, but i also think it's a wonderful day for america. >> reporter: a good day, too, for car buyers. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: the senate pumped $2 billion more into the cash for clunkers program. >> helping to save and create jobs and really get our automobile sector moving forward again. >> reporter: but moving the whole nation forward is what sotomayor's backers say her confirmation accomplished. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. >>> after celebrating victories on those two issues, president obama will return his attention to the issue of health care. there is more focus on the organized increasingly mob-like criticism by conservative opponents. the latest flash point was in florida last night where a town hall meeting broke out into chaos. hundreds of people shouting the word tyranny drowned out comments by a strong supporter of the proposal. backers also got involved, shoving, leaving one man with a torn shirt and visible scratches on his chest. incidents like this have been playing out with increasing frequenc
FOX
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
the second time so you think you can dance history a female takes home the title. >> america's favorite dancer is jeaneine. >>reporter: ryan pauses just a little bit longer. do you ever notice. that after millions of votes jeaneine named america favorite dancer last night and we spoke with her this morning as she realizes this a huge leap towards successful career and she's ready to do to work. >> that's my new goal. just represent dance well and myself and the competition and the season. i don't know. i feel in so blessed to be here. so i'm ready for this title and i'm ready for this honor and eem going to work as hard as i can to represent it well. >>reporter: season 6 of sow think you can dance premiers wednesday september 9 at 8:00 p.m. right here, of course, on fox 45. >>> one constant the ravens have had since their inaugural season noise longer there. here from john harbaugh what could be mat stover possible replacement coming up next in sports. >> [ female announcer ] new swiffer wet mopping cloths clean so deep... ...it's like your old mop's worst nightmare. ♪ [ thund
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 5:30am EDT
it here on abc 2 because "good morning america" will be headed to central park for the 2009 summer concert series. this morning, adam lambert and chris allen were just in baltimore wednesday night. i heard adam was sensational. they will be performing on "good morning america." so let's get this weekend started on a good note and a good foot. >>> speaking of american idol. rumors are still swirling who's going to take paula's place. we heard j-lo last week. now it's former spice girl victoria beckham. she could be a permanent fixture, so we have to wait and see. >>> stay with us. we're moments away from a great 6:00 show. stay with us. captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 comments@captioncolorado.com >>> and a very pleasant good morning. i'm jamie costello. before justin's weather and a look at traffic with kim, let's welcome at top stories. you will feel strus straight add and furious once you hear what happened here at this busy downtown intersection. >>> he said he wanted to see the world but his world came to an end an ocean away. >>> volunteers will be testing out a
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 6:30am EDT
. we'll keep an eye on that. >>> we'll take a break and be back. "good morning america" will have more on this in a moment. stay with us. (announcer) you think bleach gets your toilet perfectly clean? fact. bleach doesn't get rid of stains. it just whitens them. with this stain revealing dye you can see the stains bleach leaves behind. lysol power toilet bowl cleaner removes stains better than bleach while killing 99.9% of germs. to give you a toilet thats completely clean. lysol. the number one pediatrician recommended brand. lysol. disinfect to protect. look for money saving coupons for lysol products. only in this weekend's newspaper. >>> justin's about ready to tell us how the weekend is shaping up. >>> first, a look at the headlines this morning. it's not supposed to end this way. sherrie johnson reports on this deadly crash in a west baltimore intersection. >>> is the recession over? we'll learn new numbers that may give us the head's up that the worst may be over. we are your white marlins station. we've been giving you morning updates all week long. today it is it for fishin
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for the taliban network and safety in america. >>> my son has the right to live. >> no doubt. >> he has the right to health care. >> you don't think you're going to get that in this bill, do you? >> tempering flying across the country. why health care has them hot. >> a food recall to tell you about. which meat could make you sick. >>> and in the sports false, hotter they come the harder they fall on the offensive line and ravens camp. another o lineman down to injury who. and the os make a trade that as we continue. >>> it is 6:29 and sunny here are the stories pooh emare talking about. a leader is reportedly killed in a ci. a strike along the border. and a official says there are strong indications he is dead. >> it is not the leader the and reported filled. the believed to be in his 30s. he had a 5 million-dollar u.s. bounty on his head. capturing or killing him has been a top priority of counter terrorism erts. the world is a safer place without him. he was killed in a missile attack in a. and officials although they say they have no physical evidence but two of the lieutenants havingorred t
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 7:00pm EDT
now from richard roth. >> reporter: he was pakistan's number one public enemy, and america had a $5 million bounty on him, dead or alive. baitullah mehsud was believed to be in his late 30s, diabetic, and camera shy. it's not the first time the commander of pakistan's taliban militia has been reported killed but it's the first time the claim has credibility from intelligence expourss from mehsud's own lieutenants, and authorities say hiszk% followers are already picking a successor. the west blames mehsud for the assassination of former prime minister benazir bhutto and for a wave of violence in pakistan, including the bombing of the marriott hotel there last september. the white house called him a murderous thug, and if he's been eliminated, said a pentagon spokesman, that's a good thing. richard roth, cbs news, london. >> pakistan's neighbor, afghanistan, has been shattered by 30 years of war. it's one growth industry is the production of opium, and cheap drugs are turning afghanistan into a nation of addicts. from kabul now, here's mandy clark. >> reporter: marjabin introduces he
PBS
Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
priest of -- may have been celebrated of such across america, but since they announced record profits and record bonus -- they'd been under attack as never before from some pretty unlikely quarters. >> i don't think in the history of the united states there has been a company with as much direct influence on public policy as goldman sachs since the days of maybe jpmorgan or standard oil. >> reporter: for its critics, goldman's success is due to it being plugged directly into washington's -- power. there can be no doubt that goldman sachs alumni are incredibly well placed in all tions of political influence, democrats or republican. take the past four chairman, robert ruben, the secretary who deregulated complex financial markets. jon corzine, close to president obama. stephen friedman. bush chief economic adviser until may, chief regulator of goldman while sitting on its board and buying millions of dollars of shares and then hank paulson. president bush's treasure secretary responsible for the controversial bailouts. >> goldman has an extraordinary record of former employees joining
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 7, 2009 5:00am EDT
cannot bring myselves to turn them away. >>> coming up on "good morning america," an "american idol" extravaganza. >> that is coming up on >>> just moments away, new information to be released this morning on the devastating fire that destroyed a mansion. >> a veteran of the fire department is facing serious charges. >> a busy weekend for metro. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> good morning, washington. i am doug mckelway. >> and i am greta kreuz. alison has the morning off. your traffic and weather together every 10 minutes. >> we have talked through the week that we would see the drier air moving in. this morning, some 50's on the map. los 60's in rockville. with low humidity, it feels so good out there. your forecast today, lots of sunshine, mostly sunny. a few passing clouds. it feels great. a light breeze. we do have a major heat wave possibly arriving this weekend. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> we have one minor crash on the georgetown pike near old dominion driv
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 4:00pm EDT
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ABC
Aug 7, 2009 3:05am EDT
opleleononship with the america i think it's vital and intend to carry it out. >> the woman was lynn alice frommea member of f the charle manson familil ststeve bell has a report on th arrest. >> reporter:r: harry, l lynn a fromme is yrs old. she has been identified as one of the so-called manson girls. a member of the charles manson family involved in criminal activities on the coast sometime ago. she was arrested today after the agents knocked the gun from her hand. she was reportedly quoted as saying things such as it didn't go off, apparently a reference to a gun and also the country's going to pieces. the fbi or i shoulsay the secret service agent, larry boonedorf who disarmed her turned her over to the police who took her to headquarters in sacramento where she's being held. >> president ford was walking from his owe tell to address the legislature and meet governor brown when a young woman tried to soot him apparently. the gun did not go off. she was manhandled to the ground by a secret service agent. she's also known as week see. this is harry reeser in. >> this came about after
MSNBC
Aug 7, 2009 9:00am EDT
are saying about the state of our economy and where they think america should be finding its next job. >>> great friday morning to you. i'm meteorologist bill karins. here's a look at your friday and saturday forecast. today, showers and storms. northern plains down through minneapolis and chicago. otherwise, it's hot in the middle of the country and just gorgeous, mid-atlantic to the northeast. what a friday it's going to be! saturday, we started to heat it up in areas around d.c. and chicago and out west, things cool but nice. hi, may i help you? we're shopping for car insurance, and our friends said we should start here. good friends -- weompare our progressive direct rates, apples to apples, against other top companies, to help you get the best price. how do you do that? with a touch of this button. can i try that? [ chuckles ] wow! good luck getting your remote back. it's all rht -- i love this channel. shopping less and saving more. now, that's progressive. call or click today. every head. every bite. every gallon. every shoe. every book. every cereal. well, maybe not every cere
CNN
Aug 7, 2009 11:00am EDT
was actually born in america with some of these folks at the health care town halls and now there may be overlap and there's no accident that they're trying to portray the opposition as radicals. now, for your question, is there genuine, you know, emotion about this health care issue? absolutely. there's no question about it. is there also an orchestrated effort to try to get folks to turn out for these town hall meetings? of course there is. it's happening on both sides. folks here in d.c. are trying to rally support for and against the health care bills at these professional town halls all over the country and because of now, the fact that it's happening on both sides, you're seeing a ratcheting up of some of these outbursts. at first isolated here and there and mostly coming from conservatives and now you're seeing some real sort of clashes back and forth because both sides are now really engaged trying to get their hopes out during a recess to these town hall. >> it's happening in several states. let me ask you this, too. what does it say when you have david axlerod, you know, mee
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